LESSON 28 Mouse in the House: Rhythm Dictation & Chords

What you'll learn

Dictate the rhythm of Mouse in the House
How to add chords in the LH

Casio Privia

Mr. Hoffman's Top Pick for Digital Piano: Casio Privia PX-150

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  1. Thank you Mr Hoffman,
    best piano site I have encountered I am finally learning to play the piano,I like how you take your time and explain every lessons,. I make notes and practice everyday, the songs stays with me all day, I love your lessons

    • Thank you so much for your sweet comment! We are delighted to have you learning with us. Good luck and happy playing!

    • Isn’t it great? Mastering hard stuff is so much more rewarding than flying through easy stuff. If you put in the patience and effort, I’m confident that you can succeed. Good luck and happy playing! – Mr. Hoffman

  2. best lessons ever! I am 10 and my mom had no clue how to teach me. That changed after I started your lessons! Thank you!!

  3. So Mr. Hoffman my dad is making me learn the Beverly Hills Theme
    I own a Yamaha AWM stereo keyboard!

    I wish I knew what setting to use! Could you help me?

    P.S hardest song ever!

    P.P.S best lessons ever

    • A keyboard like that has lots of different setting options and many of them simply depend on your preference and the type of song you are playing. If you are looking for the best “voice” for the particular song you mentioned, I would look for a synth/synthesizer and slightly increase the acoustic reverb. Good luck! – Mr. Hoffman

  4. what were those BIG notes? the ones with 2 lines in top and four notes? I’ve seen whole notes that you hold down for four beats, but those were NOT whole notes! (they look kinda scary) =)

    • That’s very observant of you! Those are called sixteenth notes, and they fit four very quick notes into one beat (rather than holding one note for four beats). In my program, they make the sound “ti-ki-ti-ki.” You’ll learn more about them in upcoming lessons, but if you want to see them in action right now, check out this fun video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEmV80UwTms

  5. Eloise

    Hi,Mr.Hoffman,my sister Sophie maybe will want to come to your program.

    Florence’s elder child.

  6. Hello Mr. Hoffman! It’s O’shea. And today my sis wants to ask you a question.

    Hello Joseph, it’s O’shea’s sis Josephine. and I wanna ask you a question. Do you still do those finger puppets in your videos? I’m not really far, I’m only on Piano Unit 2. But still, is that true? You still do those puppets? I’m just wondering.
    Your fan, Josephine.

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